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2015-2016
YUMA EVENTS

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JULY 

July 2 (San Luis Library) 
Beautiful Superheroine’s Day/Tobacco Use Prevention Program 
All women are invited to take a break from being a Superwoman and pamper yourself with manicures, facials, aromatherapy and much more.  Also, the Yuma County Tobacco Use Prevention Program will give a presentation about preventing the use of tobacco in children and young adults.  These events begin at 1 p.m. and there is no charge to attend.  For more info, call 928-627-8344. 

July 3 (San Luis Library) 
Frozen in the Summer Day
Cool off at the San Luis Library for Frozen in the Summer Day.  Kids can make their own ice crystals, snowflakes and bubbles with the frozen crafts at 1 p.m. and then chill out with snow cones at 2 p.m.  There is no charge to attend.  For more info, call 928-627-8344. 

July 3 (Paradise Casino) 
Early Independence Day Celebration 
The public is invited to celebrate Independence Day early.  Gates open at 6 p.m. and fireworks launch at 9:30 p.m.  There will be games, popcorn, cotton candy, snow cones and sodas available.  For more info, call 888-777-4946. 

July 4 (Cocopah Rio Colorado Golf Course) 
Housing for Heroes Golf Tournament 
This tournament is to raise funds for Housing for Heroes, which will benefit homeless veterans. Registration begins at 7 a.m. and the tournament begins at 8 a.m.  Cost is $200 per team.  The four-person scramble includes 18 holes of golf, cart and lunch.  For more info, call Miguel Villapando at 928-581-6863.  

July 4 (Yuma Armed Forces Park) 
Independence Day Flag Raising  
This ceremony begins at 7:30 a.m. and honors military in Yuma, followed by the raising of the flag.  For more info, call the Caballeros de Yuma at 928-343-1715 or visit www.Caballeros.org.  

July 4 (Ray Kroc Baseball Complex) 
All-American BBQ & Fireworks Spectacular 
Fourth of July fireworks return to the City of Yuma for 2015 with the All-American BBQ & Fireworks Spectacular.  There will be food vendors, games, kids’ entertainment, face painting, life music, water fun and much more!  The event begins at 4 p.m. and fireworks will begin at 9 p.m. The cost is only $1 per person.  For more info, call 928-373-5201 or email carrie.ring@yumaaz.gov

July 4 (Joe Orduno Park) 
San Luis 4th of July Celebration Party 
The City of San Luis Parks and Recreation will host 4th of July party beginning at 5 p.m.  There will be live music, water slides, climbing walls, face painting and several food vendors.  A fireworks display will commence after dark.  For more info, call the San Luis Parks and Recreation office at 928-341-8535.  

July 4 (Cocopah Casino Events Lawn) 
4th of July at Cocopah 
Everyone is invited to this free family friendly event.  Checker’d Past will perform 6-10 p.m.  Fireworks will launch at 9 p.m. There will also be a hot dog eating contest, free watermelon, jumpers, water slides and many food vendors. 

July 4 (Butterfield Park) 
Town of Wellton Fireworks  
Celebrate the 4th of July at Butterfield Park.  The Town of Wellton will host a fireworks display beginning after dark.  For more info, call Town Hall at 928-785-3348.  

July 4 (Cocopah Speedway) 
Demolition Derby 
There will be a Demolition Derby at the Cocopah Speedway beginning at 7 p.m.  There will also be match races, concessions and much more, followed by the Cocopah Casino fireworks at 9 p.m.  Tickets to the Demolition Derby are only $5; children 12 and under are free.  For more info, contact Kristi at Azsandprincess@gmail.com.  

July 4 (Council Avenue Park)
Somerton 4th of July Water Balloon Fight 
Party in Somerton and be a part of a record-setting day as they attempt to be recognized by Guinness Book of World Records for the world’s largest water balloon fight.  From 7-11 p.m., there will be hot dog and watermelon eating contests, live music, water slides, jumpers, climbing walls and the largest water balloon fight you have ever seen.  For more info, call the Somerton Parks and Recreation office at 928-627-2058.  

July 4 (Desert Sun Stadium) 
Frontera United Game 
Bring the family and come out to watch Frontera United, Yuma’s premier men’s soccer team, take on San Luis Rio Colorado ALLSTARS.  The game begins at 7:30 p.m.  General admission is $5 with premium seating only $10.  Kids 12 and under are free.  For more info and a full schedule of events, visit www.FronteraUnited.com.  

July 6 (Main Library) 
Family Movie 
All families are invited to attend a special screening of “Shrek” at 1:30 p.m.  After the movie, all are welcome to check out books of fairy tales.  There is no charge to attend.  For more info, call 928-782-1871. 

July 7 (Foothills Library) 
Make Your Own Comic Book 
Children of all ages are invited to learn how to plan, draw and write their own comic books from start to finish.  Comic book making begins at 11 a.m.  There is no charge to attend.  For more info, call 928-342-1640.  

July 7 (San Luis Library) 
Super Loteria Family Night 
Bring your family to the San Luis Library to play bingo.  Everyone is welcome, but children 10 years old and younger must be accompanied by an adult.  Family Loteria (bingo) begins at 5 p.m. and there is no charge to attend.  For more info, call 928-627-8344.  

July 8 (Main Library) 
Hero Genealogy 
Get tips on how to research the hero ancestor in your family, beginning at 10 a.m.  Novice and experienced genealogy researchers are welcome.  There is no charge to attend.  For more info, call 928-782-1871. 

July 8 (Goodwill Career Center) 
Blood Drive 
The Goodwill Career Center will be hosting a blood drive from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m.  Appointments will be taken and walk-ins are welcome.  For more info, contact Jazreel Ramirez at 928-343-7600 or jazreel.ramirez@goodwillaz.org.  

July 8 (San Luis Library) 
Health and Wellness Science 
Elvira Gregorio from Sunset Community Health Center will share tips about nutrition and how to raise a healthy family.  Beginning at 1p.m., this presentation will be available in English and Spanish.  There is no charge to attend.  For more info, call 928-627-8344. 

July 9 (San Luis Library) 
Superhero Canvas 
Aspiring artists are invited to attend this painting workshop.  Paint your favorite Superhero using the materials provided.  The workshop begins at 5 p.m. and there is no charge to attend.  For more info, call 928-627-8344.  

July 9-11 (Historic Yuma Theatre) 
Summer Performance Series – “Men are Dogs” 
“Men are Dogs,” by Joe Simonelli, is presented by the Yuma Art Center.  All performances begin at 7 p.m.  Admission is only $10 per person and is reserved seating.  For more info, call 928-373-5202.  

July 10 (San Luis Walk-In Clinic – Main St.) 
Children’s Health Fair 
The community is invited to the 18th annual children’s health fair at 214 W. Main St. in Somerton.  There will be free immunizations, health screenings, raffles, activities, refreshments and educational booths.  The health fair begins at 7:30 a.m. and ends at 11 a.m.  For more info, call 928-627-9222 or visit www.rcfbh.org

July 10 (Foothills Library) 
Poetry Circle 
Everyone is invited to celebrate poetry and share poems with the Share the Journey Poetry Circle, and create new poems together.  This group will meet at 1 p.m.   There is no charge to attend.  For more info, call 928-342-1640.  

July 10 (Main Library) 
Frozen in July 
Everyone is welcome to get out of the heat and enjoy a frosty treat while watching a special screening of “Frozen” at 2 p.m.  For more info, call 928-782-1871.  

July 10 (Clymer Recreation Center) 
Noodle & Doodle 
Use your noodle, as you and your friends doodle in an exciting game of Pictionary.  Also, enjoy some Ramen noodles while all the doodles are drawn.  This event is open to kids aged 10-14, begins at 4 p.m. and ends at 6 p.m.  Cost is only $8.  For more info, visit www.yumaaz.gov/parksandrec.  

July 10 (Lutes Casino) 
Lutes Summer Jazz Series 
Lutes Casino will again be hosting the Yuma Jazz Company Quintet along with guest performer, trombonist Ernie Ortega.  Ernie is currently performing with a few local groups, but you may know him from his time with AWC and NAU jazz ensembles.   Grab dinner and enjoy some great live music at the same time.  This memorable event will be from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.  For more info, call 928-782-2192.  

July 11 (North Public Works Yard) 
Household Hazardous Waste Collection 
This collection event is the safest way to dispose of household hazardous waste products and takes place four time a year.  Between 7 a.m. and 11 a.m., bring all household hazardous waste (motor oil, paint, cleaners, tires, anti-freeze, solvents, batteries, pesticides, etc.) to the North Public Works Yard at 265 W. 13th Street.  For more info, call 928-373-4500. 

July 11 (Yuma Civic Center) 
Indoor Swap Meet 
Hosted by the City of Yuma, this indoor swap meet will gather local businesses and vendors under one air-conditioned roof.  The Indoor Swap Meet begins at 8 a.m. and closes at 2 p.m.  Admission is only $1 per person and children 12 and under are free.  For more info, call 928-373-5040.  

July 11 (Main Library) 
Filmmaking Workshop 
Amateur filmmaker Michael Perez will offer a one-day filmmaking workshop beginning at 9 a.m. and ending at 5 p.m.  Aspiring filmmakers will have the opportunity to learn the technical and artistic components of filmmaking as well as become familiar with filming equipment and software.  This workshop is open to anyone aged 13 or older.  There is no charge to attend, but space is limited and registration is required.  For more info and to register, call Lauren Regenhardt at 928-373-6487. 

July 11 (Foothills Library) 
Fan Fiction Club 
Teens are invited to bring their best stories and fan fiction to share with other writers.  This creative collaboration begins at 12 p.m. and there is no charge to attend.  For more info, call 928-342-1640. 

July 11 (Joe Henry Park) 
Friends of Leon Fundraiser 
This is an old-fashioned picnic with pulled-pork sandwiches and sides, pony rides, face painting, jumping rooms, water balloons and much more.  Food is available with voluntary cash donations and sodas will be available for purchase.  All proceeds will benefit Robert “Leon” Nelson.  The picnic begins at 5 p.m. and ends at 8 p.m.  For more info, call Barbara Rochester of the Crossroads Mission at 928-783-9362.  

July 11 (Desert Sun Stadium) 
Frontera United Game 
Bring the family and come out to watch Frontera United, Yuma’s premier men’s soccer team, take on San Pedro.  The game begins at 7:30 p.m.  General admission is $5 with premium seating only $10.  Kids 12 and under are free.  For more info and a full schedule of events, visit www.FronteraUnited.com.  

July 13 (Main Library) 
Family Movie 
Families are invited to attend a special screening of “Maleficent” at 1:30 p.m.  After the movie, check out the books of fairy tales.  There is no charge to attend.  For more info, call 928-782-1871.  

July 14-15 (Somerton Library) 
“Este es me Mexico” Drawing Contest 
Children ages 7-11 are invited to attend this event and to draw their favorite place in Mexico.  All participants will be entered into a nationwide drawing contest.   This drawing party begins at 2:30 p.m. each day.  There is no charge to attend.  For more info, call 928-627-2149. 

July 15 (San Luis Library) 
LAW4AZ Presentation 
Vida Flores, a representative for LAW4AZ, will present information about legal resources, lawyer referral services and legal aid organization.   The presentation will begin at 5 p.m. and will be available in English and Spanish.  A Q&A session will follow after.  There is no charge to attend.  For more info, call 928-627-8344.  

July 16 (San Luis Library) 
Superhero Canvas 
Aspiring artists are invited to attend this painting workshop.  Paint your favorite Superhero using the materials provided.  The workshop begins at 5 p.m. and there is no charge to attend.  For more info, call 928-627-8344.  

July 16 (Kennedy Skate Park) 
Summer Skate Park Championship 
The summer skate park championship is back and bringing the best local skaters into one competition.  This event is free and open to the public, beginning at 7 p.m. and ending at 11 p.m.  For more information, visit www.yumaaz.gov/parksandrec.  

July 16-18 (Historic Yuma Theatre) 
Summer Performance Series – “Men are Dogs” 
“Men are Dogs,” by Joe Simonelli, is presented by the Yuma Art Center.  All performances begin at 7 p.m.  Admission is only $10 per person and is reserved seating.  For more info, call 928-373-5202. 

July 17 (San Luis Walk-In Clinic – Babbitt Lane) 
Children’s Health Fair 
The community is invited to the 18th annual children’s health fair at 1896 E. Babbitt Lane in San Luis.  There will be free immunizations, health screenings, raffles, activities, refreshments and educational booths.  The health fair begins at 7:30 a.m. and ends at 11 a.m.  For more info, call 928-627-9222 or visit www.rcfbh.org.  

July 17 (Heritage Library) 
Family Movie Marathon 
Families are invited to attend a double-feature: “Despicable Me” and “Despicable Me 2.”  The films begin at 1:00 p.m. and there is no charge to attend.  For more info, call 928-783-5415.  

July 18 (Main Library) 
Summer Reading Grand Finale 
Everyone is welcome to attend the Summer Reading Grand Finale party.  There will be bounce houses, snow cones, water balloons, a super hero obstacle course and a huge raffle.  There is no cost to attend.  For more info, call 928-782-1871.  

July 18 (Main Library) 
Main Library Book Club 
The Main Library Book Club will meet at 10 a.m. to discuss The Last Time I Saw You by Elizabeth Berg.  All are welcome to attend and there is no charge.  For more info, call 928-782-1871. 

July 18 (Yuma Civic Center) 
Crafts Uncorked – Jewelry & Wine 
This series is open to adults 21 and over only.  Each workshop will be instruction in one craft project along with some wine sampling.  Make your own artsy or trendy necklace with wood beads.  Each session is only $15 and begins at 2:30 p.m.  For more info and to register, visit www.yumaaz.gov/parksandrec

July 18 (Gateway Park) 
Stargazing Kayaking Trip 
Bring your binoculars on this trip and you will be amazed at the stars and galaxies that can be seen on the Colorado.  Paddlers should wear appropriate clothing, bring insect repellant, and plenty of water.  Cost is $20 per person and is open to anyone over 18.  This trip begins at 7 p.m.  For more info, visit www.yumaaz.gov/parksandrec.  

July 24 (Lutes Casino) 
Lutes Summer Jazz Series  
Yuma Jazz Company Quintet along with guest performers.  This week, Yuma Jazz is joined by the beloved local duo Jason & Elle.  With their harmonizing vocals, guitar and tenor sax, there’s little question as to why they are so popular.  Grab dinner and enjoy some great live music at the same time.  This memorable event will be from 7-9 p.m.  For more info, call 928-782-2192.  

July 24-25 (Historic Yuma Theatre) 
“Disney’s Mulan, Jr.” 
This musical is presented by the Yuma Art Center’s Infinite Imagination Youth Theater.  All performances begin at 7 p.m.  Admission is only $5 per person and is reserved seating.  For more info, call 928-373-5202. 

July 25 (Yuma Civic Center) 
4th Annual Back to School Rodeo 
Have fun while exploring all the educational resources in the community, beginning at 8 a.m. and ending at noon.  Local school districts, community businesses, agencies and nonprofit organizations will offer a variety of services and information.  This free event will focus on resources for students in Pre-K through 8th grade.  For more information, call 928-373-5040.  

July 25 (Kennedy Park) 
Splash Bash  
The community is invited to a day of water fun with water slides, a dunk tank, water balloons, a giant slip and slide and much more.  This event begins at 10 a.m.  Admission is canned food for the Yuma Community Food Bank.  For more info, call Renee Rodriguez at 928-344-3449.  

July 25 (Historic Yuma Theatre) 
Summer Movie Mania 
This Saturday Kids Movie is “The Lego Movie” and begins at 1 p.m.  This event is free and open to the public.  For more info, call 928-373-5202.  

July 30 (Foothills Library) 
Once in a Blue Moon 
Celebrate the second full moon of the month with a solar photography demonstration beginning at 5 p.m.  Then, catch the Blue Moon rising at 7 p.m.  Bring your smart phone camera and take pictures through the telescopes, which will be provided by the Friends of the Foothills Library.  There is no charge to attend.  For more info, call 928-342-1640.  

 

 

AUGUST

August 1 (Historic Yuma Theatre) 
Summer Movie Mania 
This Saturday Kids Movie is “Guardians of the Galaxy” and begins at 2 p.m.  This event is free and open to the public.  For more info, call 928-373-5202. 

August 1 (Valley Aquatic Center) 
Splash Out Crime Night 
Come out and join 78-CRIME Stoppers for a refreshing dip in the pool!  There will be free swimming, a live DJ, games, prizes and much more fun for the whole family.  Cost is only $1 per person and the fun begins at 6 p.m.  

August 7 (Lutes Casino) 
Lutes Summer Jazz Series  
Lutes Casino will again be hosting the Yuma Jazz Company Quintet along with guest performer blues-oriented saxophonist Brian Carlson. Brian is a member of the Yuma Jazz Company, but will be returning from a brief hiatus and will be featured on a number of signature tunes.   Grab dinner and enjoy some great live music at the same time.  This memorable event will be from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.  For more info, call 928-782-2192.  

August 8 (Gateway Park) 
“At the Crack of Dawn” Sunrise Kayaking 
Join us on a guided trip as the world wakes up and with the sun.  We will be starting at Bruce Church at 5 a.m. and ending at Gateway Park.  Cost is $30 per person.  This event is open to everyone 6 and up, but participants under 15 must be accompanied by an adult. 

August 8 (Yuma Civic Center) 
Indoor Swap Meet 
Hosted by the City of Yuma, this indoor swap meet will gather local businesses and vendors under one air-conditioned roof.  The Indoor Swap Meet begins at 8 a.m. and closes at 2 p.m.  Admission is only $1 per person and children 12 and under are free.  For more info, call 928-373-5040.  

August 14 (Yuma Civic Center) 
Rock the Desert concert 
The annual Rock the Desert concert will be hosted by KCFY and will begin at 7 p.m.  This year’s concert features Rapture Ruckus and Jonathan Thulin.  For tickets and other info, call 928-341-9730 or visit www.kcfyfm.com.  

August 15 (Clymer Recreation Center) 
Pirate Academy 
Calling all pirates, ages 4-7! Come out and learn what it takes to be a pirate.  You will complete ship worthy tasks, make your very own parrot, bandana, eye patch and learn other valuable pirate skills.  Participation fee is only $8 per child and begins at 10 a.m.  For more info, visit www.yumaaz.gov/parksandrec.  

August 15 (Yuma Civic Center) 
Rage in the Cage 
Rage in the Cage comes to Yuma with a great line up of Lightweight and Featherweight fights, and the Bantamweight Title Fight between Andres “The Punisher” Ponce and Erik “DryBones” Villalobos.  Tickets are on sale now.  For ticketing and other info, call 928-373-5040 or visit www.RageInTheCage.com.  

August 20 (Historic Yuma Theatre) 
Thursdays at the Theatre 
Thursdays at the Theatre is a film series presented by the AWC Foundation and includes a short film and a hosted discussion.  This month’s film is “Stations of the Cross.”  This is a 2014 coming-of-age film made in Germany.  It is filmed in German, but has English subtitles.  The film begins at 7 p.m.  Cost is $5 at the door, or $2.50 with valid AWC/NAU I.D.   All proceeds support scholarships given by the AWC Foundation.  

August 21 (Historic Downtown Yuma) 
Celebrate the Heat on Yuma’s Main Street 
This block party will feature local bands, a mini Fire Muster and Adult Brigade, free watermelon slices (until they are gone), local food vendors and the Yuma Fire Department will be on site misting the crowd.  This event kicks off at 6 p.m. and ends at 11 p.m.  For more info, call 928-373-5028.  

August 21 (Lutes Casino) 
Lutes Summer Jazz Series  
Lutes Casino will again be hosting the Yuma Jazz Company Quintet.  This is the last night of the series, so the Yuma Jazz Company will be performing original music as well as standards of “American Art Form.”  Grab dinner and enjoy some great live music at the same time.  This memorable event will be from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.  For more info, call 928-782-2192.  

August 22 (Yuma Civic Center) 
Crafts Uncorked – Cork Initial Art 
This series is open to adults 21 and over only.  Each workshop will be instruction in one craft project along with some wine sampling.  Create your personalized wine cork art piece – please bring 10 or more wine corks with you.  This session is only $15 and begins at 2:30 p.m.  For more info and to register, visit www.yumaaz.gov/parksandrec

August 29 (Kennedy Pool) 
Third Annual Woof Splash 
Bring your four-legged best friend (dogs only, please) out for a cool dip in the pool.  Local pet businesses will have booths and be available to chat with you about any concerns you may have regarding your favorite canine.  The Woof Splash begins at 9 a.m. and ends at noon.  Cost is only $1 per dog and is limited to 2 dogs per person.  

 


SEPTEMBER 

September 3 (Historic Yuma Theatre) 
Thursdays at the Theatre 
Thursdays at the Theatre is a film series presented by the AWC Foundation and includes a short film and a hosted discussion.  This month’s film is “The Lesson.”  This is a 2014 drama made in Bulgaria.  It is filmed in Bulgarian, but has English subtitles.  The film begins at 7 p.m.  Cost is $5 at the door, or $2.50 with valid AWC/NAU I.D.   All proceeds support scholarships given by the AWC Foundation.  

September 5-6 (Yuma Civic Center) 
Labor Day/Dove Hunter Gun Show 
This Yuma gun show is hosted by Yuma Territorial Gun Shows of Arizona.  All federal, state and local firearm ordinances and laws must be obeyed.  Enjoy the air conditioned shopping areas and enter to win one of many free raffles.  The Show begins at 9 a.m. each day and admission is only $8 per person.  For more info, call 928-920-0837 or email yumaterritorialgunshows@gmail.com

September 18-20 (Kennedy Athletic Fields) 
ASA Men’s 16” Class A National Championship 
We are proud to announce that Yuma will be hosting the 2015 Men’s 16: Class A National Championship Tournament. For more information, contact Tournament Director Adam Christensen at 928-373-5241 or adam.christensen@yumaaz.gov.   

September 19 
Dove Hunting Post-Season Clean Up 
More information to come! 

September 19 (Yuma Civic Center) 
Wedding & Quinceanera Expo  
This is a great opportunity to shop dozens of vendors for your big event.  Meet the people who can help you with dresses, jewelry, photography, entertainment, fashion advice, decorating, event planning and much more.  For more info, call 928-373-5040.

September 19  
Humane Society of Yuma Fur Ball IX 
Support the Humane Society of Yuma by participating in Fur Ball IX..  This year’s event will be a Black and White Ball and will be at the AWC Schoening Conference Center.  There will be live entertainment, dinner, dancing and live and silent auctions.  For tickets and other information, call Julie Hamilton at 928-782-1621 or visit www.HSOYuma.com.   

 

 

 

OCTOBER

October 1 (Historic Yuma Theatre) 
Thursdays at the Theatre 
Thursdays at the Theatre is a film series presented by the AWC Foundation and includes a short film and a hosted discussion.  This month’s film is “Amour Fou.”  This is a 2014 drama-romance made in Austria/Luxembourg/Germany.  It is filmed in German, but has English subtitles.  The film begins at 7 p.m.  Cost is $5 at the door, or $2.50 with valid AWC/NAU I.D.   All proceeds support scholarships given by the AWC Foundation.  

October 10 (North Public Works Yard) 
Household Hazardous Waste Collection 
This collection event is the safest way to dispose of household hazardous waste products and takes place four time a year.  Between 7 a.m. and 11 a.m., bring all household hazardous waste (motor oil, paint, cleaners, tires, anti-freeze, solvents, batteries, pesticides, etc.) to the North Public Works Yard at 265 W. 13th Street.  For more info, call 928-373-4500. 

October 17 (AWC Schoening Conference Center) 
Hospice of Yuma’s Annual Monster Mash  
Hospice of Yuma Monster Mash theme this year is “Back to the 80s.”  This event will include dinner, dancing, live and silent auctions and the infamous costume contest.  Festivities will begin at 5 p.m.  All proceeds go to fund Hospice of Yuma.   For ticketing and other info, call 928-343-2222 or go to www.HospiceofYuma.com.  

October 22-24 (Historic Downtown Yuma) 
2nd Annual State HOG Rally 
The Arizona HOG rally will be in Yuma this year.  Festivities include a Poker Walk, Dealer Welcome Party, One Wheel Revolution demonstration, Guided Rides, a bike show, photo ops, Bike Games and much more ending in a block party on Main Street.  To register and get more info, visitwww.azstatehogrally.com or call 928-373-5028.  

 October 24 (Desert Sun Stadium) 
3rd Annual Rio de Cerveza Brew Fest 
Ride the river of beer with samples from over 60 different beers!  There will be live music, food and lots of craft beers.  This event begins at 5 p.m. and ends at 9 p.m.  For more info, visit www.RioDeoCerveza.com.  

 

October 27 (AWC Schoening Conference Center) 
Heart of Yuma Awards Dinner 
This ceremony honors those who “made a difference.”  For more info, call 928-539-5343.

October 31 (Champion Church) 
Trick or Treat Street 
Bring the kids out to this free and safe Halloween Trick or Treat spot, beginning at 6:30 p.m. and ending at 9:00 p.m.  For more info, call 928-783-7574.

October 31 (Yuma Territorial Prison) 
Scary & Safe Trick or Treat 
Everyone is welcome at this family-friendly Halloween celebration that allows you to “Trick or Treat” through the cells of the Yuma Territorial Prison.  This annual event is sponsored by the Yuma Police Department.  Admission is $1. For more info, call 928-783-4771 or visit www.yumaprison.org.

 

 

NOVEMBER

November 5 (Historic Yuma Theatre) 
Thursdays at the Theatre 
Thursdays at the Theatre is a film series presented by the AWC Foundation and includes a short film and a hosted discussion.  This month’s film is “Marie’s Story.”  This is a 2014 drama made in France.  It is filmed in French, but has English subtitles.  The film begins at 7 p.m.  Cost is $5 at the door, or $2.50 with valid AWC/NAU I.D.   All proceeds support scholarships given by the AWC Foundation.  

November 7 (Main Street) 
21st Annual Children’s Festival of the Arts 
This is a free art event for kids.  More details to come.  For more info, call 928-373-5202.  

November 7 (Yuma Territorial Prison) 
3:10 to Yuma 
This annual fundraising dinner and auction helps keep Yuma’s state historic parks vital and open to the public. For more info and tickets, call 928-373-5196 or visit www.yumaprison.org

November 7-8 (Yuma County Fairgrounds) 
Murphy’s Gun Show 
For more info, call 928-726-4420.

November 11 
Veteran’s Day Parade 
Join our community as we stop and take time to honor and celebrate the service of all U.S. Military members.  Parade begins at 9:00 a.m. at the Yuma Mesa Shopping Center and heads south down 4th Avenue.  

November 14 (Yuma County Fairgrounds) 
Roller Derby Tournament 
For more info, call 928-726-4420.

November 15 (St. Francis School) 
Annual Fall BBQ  
Games, prizes, and lots of other fun for kids, plus loads of food for family fun time! For more info, call 928-782-1539.

November 20 (Historic North End) 
North End Art Walk  
This is a low-key opportunity to meet and greet local artists at downtown businesses.  This event begins at 5 p.m. and ends at 9 p.m. For more info, call 928-580-7417.  

November 20-22 (various locations) 
25th Annual Colorado River Crossing Balloon Festival 
Presented by the Caballeros de Yuma, this is three days of balloon flights, live entertainment, food booths, local vendors and a special “balloon glow” Saturday night.  For more info, call 928-343-1715 or visit www.Caballeros.org

November 22 (Yuma Civic Center) 
YCAF & CE Community Bazaar 
Handmade gifts for all occasions will be on display at this community bazaar.  Over 180 crafters will be on site to showcase baked goods, jewelry, ceramics, art, woodworking, plants, photography, and so much more.  There will be door prizes and free face painting for kids.  For more info, call 928-373-5040.  

November 27-30 (Yuma County Fairgrounds) 
AKC Dog Show 
For more info, call 928-726-4420. 

November 28 (Main Library) 
Unique Christmas Silk Florals 
Anyone can make these holiday centerpieces using local materials.  Beginning at 1 p.m., this event is free to attend, but space is limited.  For more info, call 928-782-1871. 

November 28 
Ken & Betty Borland Holiday Light Pageant & Tower Lighting 
This annual event features local entertainment, carols and the lighting of Friendship Tower.  Event starts at dusk.  For more info, call 928-343-1715 or visit www.Caballeros.org.  

 

 

DECEMBER 

December 3 (Yuma Civic Center) 
Sports Turf/Tree & Landscape Expo 
This is a special event for professionals, homeowners or anyone with an interest in landscaping.  This event is open to the public. For more info, call 928-373-5040.

 December 3 (Historic Yuma Theatre) 
Thursdays at the Theatre 
Thursdays at the Theatre is a film series presented by the AWC Foundation and includes a short film and a hosted discussion.  This month’s film is “Secrets of War.”  This is a 2014 drama made in the Netherlands.  It is filmed in Dutch, but has English subtitles.  The film begins at 7 p.m.  Cost is $5 at the door, or $2.50 with valid AWC/NAU I.D.   All proceeds support scholarships given by the AWC Foundation.  

December 4 (Yuma Civic Center) 
Yuma Rotary Club Annual Kamman Sausage Fry 
For more info, call 928-373-5040.

December 4-6 (Yuma County Fairgrounds) 
Potpourri Artists Arts and Craft Show 
There will be live art demonstrations as well as various pieces for sale.  This event is open to the public.  For more info, call 928-726-4420. 

December 5 (Historic Downtown Yuma) 
City of Yuma’s Military Appreciation Day 
This annual event honors active and retired service personnel and features historic photographs, speakers, and presentations plus vendors of all varieties. This event begins at 10 a.m. and will end at 5 p.m.  For more info, call 928-373-5028.

December 5 (Veterans Memorial Stadium) 
El Toro Bowl 
Watch two of the nation’s best National Junior College Athletic Association football teams collide for pride & possibly a national championship. For more info and tickets, go to www.ElToroBowl.com

December 5 (Yuma Catholic High School) 
13th Annual Rachel Determan Memorial Rib Cook-Off 
This free event is open to all families and kids, with food and drink vendors, raffles and Rib and Sides Contests!  For more information, call 928-317-7900. 

December 9-13 (Community Christian Church) 
Living Christmas Tree 
Bring the family to see the outdoor Living Christmas Tree, a local tradition, but don’t forget blankets and hot chocolate!  Chairs are provided for the first 600.  All performances begin at 7 p.m.  This event is free and open to the public, but donations will be accepted.  For more info, call 928-344-1360.  

December 11-13 (Yuma Civic and Convention Center) 
Anderson’s Americana Indian Art and Jewelry Show 
For more info, call 928-373-5040.  

December 11-13 
The Nutcracker 
This version of “The Nutcracker” is presented by Ballet Yuma. For more info, call Jennifer Coleman at 928-446-6770 or go to www.BalletYuma.org.  

December 12 (Main Library) 
Best Home Entries and Patios 
It’s tie for some inspiration for your outdoor living area.  These spaces set the mood for your interiors and need the appropriate TLC.  We will show you how!  This class begins at 1 p.m.  This is free and open to the public, but seating is limited.  For more info, call 928-782-1871.  

December 12 (Historic Downtown) 
13th Annual Dorothy Young Memorial Electric Light Parade  
A free family event with marching bands, floats and vehicles decorated with beautiful Christmas lights. This year’s theme is “A Rock & Roll Christmas!”  For more info, call 928-783-0071 or go to www.VisitYuma.com.  

December 18 (Historic  Yuma Theatre) 
Christmas with the Christys 
The original folk band of the sixties, Randy Sparks and original members return to Yuma for a Christmas with the Christys.  Join us for a very merry Christmas, beginning at 7 p.m.  For ticketing and other info, call 928-373-5202.  

December 19 (Somerton) 
Somerton Tamale Festival 
This new local tradition is presented by El Diabilito ASU Alumni Club. About 85,000 tamales of all varieties will be served up to fund scholarships for local students, along with live music and entertainment. For more info, call 928-388-4837 or go to www.SomertonTamaleFestival.com.  

December 19-20 (Yuma Civic Center) 
Christmas Gun Show 
Get some last minute Christmas shopping done at the Christmas Gun Show.  There will be several free raffles, and the event is free to attend.  As always, you will be able to transfer firearm purchases to an on-site California Firearms dealer, for California residents.  Event times for Saturday are 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. and Sunday is 9 a.m. until 4 p.m.  For more info, contact Katie Mercante at 928-920-0837.  

December 22-24 (Champion Church) 
“Jesus is Born” 
This live Nativity production starts at 7 p.m. each night.  Hot drinks and concessions are available.  Dress warm and bring a blanket to sit on.  There is no fee to attend, but donations are accepted.  For more info, call 928-783-7574.  


 

2016

JANUARY

January 2 (Main Library) 
35 Designer Tips 
Learn the pitfalls to avoid and guidelines for styling your how successfully.  These 35 tips will help you style like the pros.  This event begins at 1 p.m., is free and open to the public.  Seating is limited.  For more info, call 928-782-1871. 

January 9-10 (Yuma Territorial Prison) 
Gathering of the Gunfighters 
Old West re-enactment groups from around the Southwest come together for two days of fun competition—and lots of shootin’, hollerin’ and actin’!  For info call 928-783-4771.  

January 15-16 (Yuma Civic and Convention Center) 
Desert Lilly Quilters Quilt Show 
There will be beautiful homemade quilts on display.  There will also be quilting and sewing demonstrations with guest speakers will be scheduled throughout the weekend.  For more info, call 928-373-5040. 

January 15-16 (Yuma Readiness & Community Center) 
11th Annual Woodcarving Expo 
This annual event will include demonstrations, raffles, as well as local and out-of-town vendors from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. For more info, call 928-373-5245.  

January 16 (Main Library) 
Daring Design Ideas for Small Spaces 
Let us show you how to get creative and improve the appearance and performance of spatially challenging rooms.  This event begins at 1 p.m. and is free to attend, but seating is limited.  For more info, call 928-782-1871. 

January 17 (Yuma Civic and Convention Center) 
Mexicali Expo 
This “Real Mexican Fiesta” celebrates the vibrant culture and gracious hospitality of Mexicali, Los Algodones and San Felipe.  Come for food, entertainment and prizes.   For more info, call 928-373-5040.

January 20 (Historic Yuma Theatre) 
The New Shanghai Circus 
Over 2,000 years of history on stage as the audience is wowed by the strength and daring of these all-new acrobats from China.  Show begins at 7 p.m.  For tickets and other info, call 928-373-5202. 

January 22-24 (Yuma Civic Center) 
Yuma Home & Garden Show 
Talk to over 100 vendors, compare prices, and talk to experts about green building and remodeling! There will be many demonstrations and seminars with leading experts in the home and garden industries.  You can also save money with show-only discounts.  For more info, visit www.YumaHomeAndGardenShow.com or call 928-373-5040. 

January 23 (Madison Ave) 
German Fest on Madison 
German Fest on Madison is an Oktoberfest style street festival featuring German music, traditional German dancers, German food, a Kiddie Land Play area and various vendors.  The Festival begins at 10 a.m. and ends at 8 p.m.  For more info, call Das Bratwurst Haus at 928-329-4777. 

January 29-31 (Yuma Civic and Convention Center) 
Americana Indian Art and Jewelry Show 
There will be dazzling jewelry on display, as well as a large selection of Navajo rugs from various designers.  Appraisals of jewelry repair, custom-order services, and appraisals of Southwest and Native American art and jewelry will also be available.  For more info, call 928-373-5040.  

January 29-30 (Cocopah Casino Resort) 
Yuma Territorial Marathon and Half Marathon 
This certified, chip-timed race is a good bet for fast times because it's a flat, low-altitude, out-and-back course. For more info, call 928-343-1715 or go to www.YumaMarathon.com.  

January 30 (Historic Downtown Yuma) 
4th Yuma Medjool Date Festival 
This annual festival will have activities, date demonstrations, recipe contests, speakers, plus scheduled bus tours to a local grower’s farm, food booths and lots of local vendors. For more info, call 928-373-5028 or visit www.YumaMedjoolDateFestival.com

January 30 (Main Library) 
Craft Ideas for Your Interiors 
Join us as we discuss image and budget issues for window coverings and art projects.  Bring pictures of your own DIY successes.  This event begins at 1 p.m., is free and open to the public.  Seating is limited.  For more info, call 928-782-1871. 

January 30 (Historic Yuma Theatre) 
Presidio Brass 
This is sure to be a performance that connects the audience to both exciting jazz and classical music used in Hollywood movies, as well as great selections from film soundtracks.  The show begins at 7 p.m.  For tickets and other info, call 928-373-5202.  

January 30 (Historic Downtown Yuma) 
Yuma Medjool Date Festival 
This annual event includes activities, date demonstrations, recipe contests, speakers, plus scheduled bus tours to a local grower’s farm, food booths and vendors.  This all begins at 10 a.m. and ends at 5 p.m.  For more info, call 928-373-5028 or go to www.YumaDateFest.com

 January 30 (Yuma Pioneer Cemetery) 
Dining With the Dead 
The 15th Annual walking tour will be at the Yuma Pioneer Cemetery, and will feature dinner with Colorado River Riders re-enactment group portraying early citizens of Yuma.  For more info, call 928-247-3924. 

January 30-31 (Quartermaster Depot) 
Civil War Days 
Come experience living history with two re-enactment battles each day.  For more info, call 928-373-5198.



FEBRUARY 2016

February 5 (Somerton, Main Street) 
Somerton Pet Palooza 
Bring your dog and have a petastic day!  Pet Costume Contest, Pet Trick Contest, Chihuahua Races and much more!  For more info, call 928-627-2058 or visit www.SomertonPetPalooza.com.   

February 6 (Gateway Park) 
2nd Annual Boogie, Brews and Blues Festival 
This swingin’ good time includes blues bands, beer vendors, food vendors and tons of fun for the whole family.  The Festival begins at 11 a.m. and ends at 7 p.m.  For more info, call 928-373-5028.

February 12-13 (Foothills Library) 
Mountain Shadows Artists Association Art Show 
The 2016 judged art show will begin at 10 a.m. and end at 4 p.m. each day.  The public is invited to attend and meet the artists and view their art of many different mediums.   There is no charge to attend.  For more info, call 928-210-4170 or visit www.mtnsaa.org.  

February 12-14 (Yuma Civic and Convention Center) 
Yuma Square & Round Dance Festival 
Square and Round Dancers from Arizona, Oregon, Idaho, California, Texas, Washington and Canada will gather and dosey-do! For more info, call 928-373-5040. 

February 12-14 (Yuma County Fairgrounds) 
70th Annual Yuma Jaycee Silver Spur Rodeo 
PRCA-sanctioned rodeo draws top cowboys & cowgirls from the Turquoise Circuit & beyond.  For more info, call Peggy Collins at 928-446-2443 or visit www.YumaRodeo.com

February 13 (Historic North End) 
Silver Spur Rodeo Parade with vehicles, horses, clowns, dance groups, and bands.  For more info, call Peggy Collins at 928-446-2443 or visit www.YumaRodeo.com

February 13 (Main Library) 
Arranging Furniture for Maximum Style 
Join us as we discuss suggestions for interior arrangements that can create extraordinary rooms, and ideas on how to create a practical layout with balance and focal points.  Beginning at 1 p.m., this event is free and open to the public, but seating is limited.  For more info, call 928-782-1871.  

February 18 (Historic Yuma Theatre) 
Dixieland and All That Jazz 
The Dukes of Dixieland blow traditional jazz and Dixieland into the 21st Century, weaving strands of pop, gospel and country with authentic New Orleans sounds.  Show begins at 7 p.m.  For tickets and other info, call 928-373-5202. 

February 19-20 (Yuma County Fairgrounds) 
Yuma Hamfest 
Come out for a variety of fun times!  Vendors, exhibitors, hourly door prizes, speakers, antenna clinic, tailgating and much more!  For more info, visit www.YumaHamfest.org or email info@yumahamfest.org.  

February 20 (Yuma Civic Center) 
Sons of Norway 14th Annual Scandinavian Festival 
This year’s festival will feature lefse, abelskivers, Swedish waffles, coffee & cookies, a luncheon plate, Genealogy experts, music and dancing.  There will also be Scandinavian arts and crafts on display, being demonstrated and will be for sale by local and visiting artists.  For more information, call 928-373-5040. 

February 20 (Gateway Park) 
Art in the Park 
The Yuma Fine Arts Association invites the public out to another great day of art in the park.  This event begins at 10 a.m. and ends at 5 p.m.  For more info, call 928-329-6616 or visit www.YumaFineArts.org/events

February 20 (Yuma Catholic High School) 
Keeping the Dream Dinner, Dance and Auction 
This lovely fundraiser will be an evening under the stars. Tickets are $1,300 for a reserved table of ten or $150 each.  Tickets include drinks, dinner and dessert provided by local caterers.  For more info, call 928-317-7900.  

February 24-25 
Southwest Agriculture Summit 
This is a Farming industry conference.  For more info, call 928-783-9355 or go to www.swagsummit.com

February 25 (Quartermaster Depot) 
Harvest Dinner 
Proceeds from this gala celebration of Yuma agriculture community help fund local Agriculture scholarships. More information to come. 

February 25-27 (Yuma Art Center/Historic North End) 
36th Annual Yuma Art Symposium 
This total-immersion art event includes exhibitions, events, demonstrations and performances by nationally and internationally recognized and emerging artists in metal, clay, photography, printmaking, wood, painting, and sculpture. For more info, call 928-782-1934 or go to www.YumaSymposium.org.    

February 27-28 (University of Arizona Yuma Ag Center) 
Yuma Lettuce Days Festival 
Go “down on the farm” on the UA research farm (6425 W. 8th St.) with live cooking demonstrations and contests, product samples, farm and equipment displays, fun for kids, music, entertainment and lots of food and drink. For more info, go to www.YumaLettuceDays.com

 

 

MARCH 2016

March 1 (Historic Yuma Theatre) 
Flash Cadillac 
This will be a virtual encyclopedia of rock’s early years.  Anyone who laments the passing of rock ‘n roll should shake, rattle and bop down to see Flash Cadillac ripping it up.  Show begins at 7 p.m.  For tickets and other info, call 928-373-5202. 

March 4-6 (Desert Sun Stadium) 
24th Annual Midnight at the Oasis 
One of the West’s premier classic car and nostalgia festivals, Midnight at the Oasis features 3 days of music, family fun and over 1,000 of the coolest cars on display.  There will be a “cruise-in” to kick things off on Friday and then live concerts Friday and Saturday evenings.  For more info, call 928-343-1715 or visit www.MidnightAtTheOasis.net.   

March 4-6 (Yuma Art Center) 
10th Annual ARTrail 
The public is invited to meet over 30 artists and visit over 17 studios to visit and learn about the processes involved in a variety of artistic mediums.  The studio tour is free and self-guided with a map that can be found at the Yuma Art Center.  The tour is open at 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday.  For more info, call 928-210-4170 or visit www.mtnsaa.org.  

March 5 (Main Library) 
Accessorize a Flag Screen TV Wall 
The big, black screen on your wall can not be ignored.  We will discuss fun ideas and projects you can do to beautify that wall in your home.  Beginning at 1 p.m., this event is free and open to the public, but seating is limited.  For more info, call 928-782-1871.  

March 11 (Yuma Civic and Convention Center) 
Tribute to Elvis Concert 
As a fundraiser for C.A.S.A., Scot Bruce is returning to Yuma.  He is internationally known as the greatest Elvis since Elvis, and his amazing resemblance and ability to sing and play like the King has entertained audiences around the globe.  C.A.S.A. provides toys, clothing and personal care items for children in need.  All proceeds from this concert will go to support C.A.S.A. in their efforts to help local kids.  For tickets and other info, call 928-373-5040. 

March 11-12 (MCAS) 
54th Annual Marine Corp Air Station Yuma Airshow and Open House 
With the theme of "Yuma Air Circus," this year’s air show will include rehearsals, a children’s expo and a twilight preview on Friday as well as daylong performances and displays Saturday. For more info, call Greg McShane 928-269-3327 or go to www.YumaAirShow.com

March 12 (Yuma Art Center) 
Yuma Area Art Educators Association Art Auction 
All are welcome to this fine art display and auction.  The viewing begins at 5 p.m. and the auction begins promptly at 6 p.m.  For more info, call 928-580-7417.  

March 16 (Historic Yuma Theatre) 
The Four Freshman 
As early as 1948, the Four Freshman inspired vocal groups including Brian Wilson of the Beach Boys, the Mamas and the Papas, and Manhattan Transfer.  The new line-up continues to influence into the 21st Century.  Show begins at 7 p.m.  For tickets and other info, call 928-373-5202.

March 18-19 (Yuma Golf and Country Club) 
Pasquinelli Shamrock Open
This two-day event kicks off with a Par 3 alternating shot format on Friday at 2 p.m. and Saturday at 8 a.m. with a shotgun start for an 18-hole scramble.  All players receive a Tournament shirt, hat and great food on both days.  This event is limited to only 28 teams.  For Registration or Sponsorship info, call 928-317-7900. 

March 19 (Sanguinetti House Museum) 
Yuma County Founders Day 
This is the day when Madison Avenue in historic downtown Yuma comes alive with history and festivals to celebrate Yuma’s bold leaders who dared to dream.  The Founders Day street fair will overflow with sights, sounds and stories of Yuma County’s early years and founding pioneers.  This event will begin at 10 a.m. and last until 3 p.m.  For more info, call 928-782-1841 or visit www.ArizonaHistoricalSociety.org/Yuma.  

March 19 (Museum of History in Granite) 
Dedication of “History of California” 
The community is invited to the dedication of the granite “History of California” monument.  This celebration will include the USMC Color Guard, parachutists as well as participation from United States and foreign dignitaries.  For more info, email johnrenison@co.imperial.ca.us

March 26 (Historic Downtown Yuma) 
5th Annual Music on Main 
This annual event features free entertainment, local vendors, food booths and lots of family fun.  This event begins at 10 a.m. and ends at 5 p.m.  For more info, call 928-373-5028. 

March 29 – April 3 (Yuma County Fairgrounds) 
Yuma County Fair 
For more info, call 928-726-4420 or visit www.YumaFair.com

 

 

APRIL 2016

March 29 – April 3 (Yuma County Fairgrounds) 
Yuma County Fair 
For more info, call 928-726-4420 or visit www.YumaFair.com

April 9 (Yuma Civic and Convention Center) 
6th Annual Tunes & Tacos Festival 
The Taco Festival brings people from all over the southwest together as they enjoy activities, contests, live entertainment, food and refreshments.  Festival goers are invited to feast on tacos as Yuma’s finest taco vendors compete for the title of Yuma’s Taco King and Yuma’s Salsa Queen.  There will be plenty of beverages, a live concert and a large kids’ area.  For more info, call 928-373-5040. 

April 15-17 (Yuma County Fairgrounds) 
Prison Hill Motorcycle Run 
For 54 years, this event has worked to address the needs of children. This event is open to all motorcycles, but you don’t have to ride one to support the event.  For more info, call 928-726-4420 or visit www.yumaprisonrun.info.  

April 16 (Historic Downtown) 
ARTbeat 
This is the biggest outdoor, juried art show in Yuma, and features local and regional artists working on a variety of media. For more info, call 928-373-5202.

April 23 (Yuma Civic and Convention Center) 
Baby Shower and Kids Expo 
For more info, call 928-344-4980. 

April 23 (Yuma Civic Center) 
Relay for Life 
The Relay for Life of Yuma is an incredible and inspiring opportunity for people to unite as a community to honor cancer survivors, raise awareness about what people can do to reduce the risk of cancer, and raise money to help the American Cancer Society fight the disease.  For more info, call 928-373-5040.

April 30 (Yuma Territorial Prison) 
Fort Yuma Rotary’s 3rd Annual Penitentiary Pint Fest 
Come and enjoy samples of many great craft brews from all over the southwest and enjoy live entertainment!

 

 

MAY 2016

May 6 (Historic Down Town) 
Cinco de Mayo Mas Uno 
This local block party begins at 6p.m. and ends at 11p.m. For more info, call 928-373-5028.

May 7 (Yuma Catholic High School) 
Cow Patty Bingo 
This fun, casual barbeque and bingo event is to raise funds to support tuition assistance for families in need.  The buy in is $1,000 per square and only 100 tickets will be sold for a 1 in 100 chance of winning $25,000.  A live cow determines the winner, based on where his cow patty lands!  Tickets can be bought by a single buyer or by a team of buyers.  All buyers are invited to the barbeque fun, as it is included in the ticket cost.  This is an adult-only event.  For more info, call 928-317-7900.  

 

 

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